Pursuit of Stolen Car Ends When Suspect Crashes in Mission Valley: Police

A pursuit of a stolen car ended in Mission Valley when the suspect crashed the car and tried to run away, San Diego Police (SDPD) said. 

The incident happened Monday afternoon when officers were first trying to find a stolen car. 

When they spotted the car and tried to pull it over, the driver fled north down Hotel Circle Drive in Mission Valley, near Interstate 8, and officers pursued him for a short period of time. 

The suspect ended up crashing the car into a pole and got out, fleeing on foot. 

Officers chased down the suspect on foot and took the driver into custody around 2 p.m. near the Town and Country Hotel in Mission Valley. Traffic could be seen backing up in the area. 

No injuries were reported. 

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